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Sat 19 Sep, 8pm

We look forward to welcoming you back to Pavilion Theatre and appreciate your continued support.

Please know we are fully committed to making your visit safe and enjoyable, in line with social distancing guidelines.

More details coming soon!

Fishamble: The New Play Company


Written & Performed by Pat Kinevane

From Pat Kinevane and the team that brought you Forgotten, Underneath and the Olivier Award-winning Silent, Before is a new play with much music, set in Clery’s of Dublin, on the very day this iconic department store shuts - for good.

Pontius is inside, trying to choose a gift for his estranged daughter, whom he hasn’t seen for almost 20 years. He will meet her in an hour.

This father’s journey is both beautiful and strange, from the isolation of his Midlands home, to the madness of O’Connell Street. Some folk are impossible to buy for…
Herald Archangel Award, Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019
Written & Performed by Pat Kinevane 
Directed by Jim Culleton 
Composed by Denis Clohessy
Before was commissioned by Fishamble and has been in development with the support of the Arts Council, National Theatre Studio (London), Pavilion Theatre, RTÉ Concert Orchestra, Georganne Aldrich Heller, Robert Leroy, and The Strollers Touring Network.